Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.83
Liaison Mark Lichtenstein
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2023

STARS v2.2

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.70 / 1.00 Delaney Demro
Sustainability Planning & Institutional Alignment Manager
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total annual expenditures on office paper:
19,167 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on office paper with the following levels of post-consumer recycled, agricultural residue, and/or FSC certified content::
Expenditure Per Level
10-29 percent 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 9,453 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 9,714 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:
The above figures are reported from spring 2022 to fall 2022.

ESF's Green Purchasing and Break Free from Plastics Policy requires that all copy paper used on campus contains the maximum extent post-consumer recycled content practicable, following the GreenNY Printing specification. Lab and office printers use 100% post-consumer recycled content paper and ESF's copy center prints on 30% post-consumer recycled content paper. All color copy paper available through our vendors contains a maximum of 305 post-consumer recycled content.

Policy: https://www.esf.edu/sustainability/projects/greenpurchase_bffp.php
GreenNY: https://ogs.ny.gov/greenny/printing

Website URL where information about the institution’s paper purchasing is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Thank you to Jim Wheeler and Casey McHale from ESF's Copy Center and Business Affairs for providing this data.

Thank you to Jim Wheeler and Casey McHale from ESF's Copy Center and Business Affairs for providing this data.

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